Even though the special effects pale by today’s standards, be prepared for a bit of a mess if you have a weak stomach. Still, Sanjuro, the masterpiece directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring his favorite actor, Toshirō Mifume, is as elegantly violent a film as has ever been produced.
Many thanks to my old friend Andrés for sharing this pleasant history of Goth.
Gina Lollobrigida photographed by Leo Fuchs, 1960. Check out the Italian poster of The Servant here via Gina Lollobrigida photographed by Leo Fuchs —
Respect to director and documentarian Brett Garamella for weaving a story of Assyrian Christian cab driver Estaifan Shilaita, who was a talented boxer in his native Iraq until he was forced to flee to America. From his Youtube Channel: From 1968 to 1976, Estaifan Shilaita was the boxing champion of Iraq. Despite his success, Estaifan was […]
Seeking Movies notes the passing of Yugoslavian Black Wave director Dušan Makavejev, who passed away yesterday at the age of 86. It was his film Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (Serbo-Croatian: Ljubavni slučaj ili tragedija službenice P.T.T.) was my first introduction to Yugoslav film, and it provided what many critics see as the […]
Burkinabé director Idrissa Ouedraogo passed away today at the age of 64. He was one of Africa’s best auteurs. The film being shared here, Yaaba, portrays the rather odd coupling of a boy and an elderly woman who was spurned by her village, as posted in the obituary.
Robert Bresson directing Anne Wiazemsky on the set of “Au hasard Balthazar”(1966). Check out Georges Franju on set of Les Yeux Sans Visage right here via On set of “Au Hasard Bathazar” — We admire the posts of Kino Images, and thought it would be nice to share a still from one of French auteur Robert […]